A federal judge is expected to rule soon on whether Obamacare’s individual mandate is constitutional without a tax penalty to enforce it, and if it is not, whether the rest of Obamacare’s provisions (including its insurance regulations) are no longer operative. If the judge rules against Obamacare, as many predict, brace yourself for a tsunami … Continue reading A Judge Will Likely Rule Against Obamacare. Here’s What Should Happen Next.
“Only in Washington does repeal mean restore. Because that’s exactly what the Senate GOP healthcare bill does: it restores Obamacare.” Washington, DC – Today, Club for Growth President David McIntosh issued the following statement in response to the Senate GOP’s “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017.” In his statement, McIntosh also outlines ways in which … Continue reading Club for Growth: Senate Bill Is Not Obamacare Repeal
President Trump and congressional Republicans have a second chance to take a whack at the Obamacare piñata – and the beauty of it is that this time, Democrats may want to take a swing at it, too. “It” being the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), a.k.a the death panel that was much in the news during the debate over passage … Continue reading 15 Faceless Bureaucrats Will Decide what Health Care You’re Allowed to Have
Today we are concerned about issues such as doctor-assisted suicide, abortion, the use of fetal tissue, genetic screening, birth control and sterilization, health-care rationing and the ethics of medical research on animals and humans. These subjects are major challenges in both ethics and economics at the end of the twentieth century. But at the beginning … Continue reading National Health Care: Medicine in Germany, 1918-1945
Republicans are celebrating what they say is the repeal of ObamaCare, legislation that has been in their crosshairs for several years. Many pundits are skeptical, among them healthcare expert Michael Cannon of Cato. “House Republicans went behind closed doors and emerged with a bill that does not repeal the core provisions of ObamaCare, and therefore cannot begin to repair … Continue reading Scholar: GOP Healthcare Bill Is Not Repeal—It Is ObamaCare-lite (or Worse)
The Republican-controlled House vote to “repeal Obamacare” – if that is what this was – was a stunning mess. Did they get it right? The answer is obviously no, and that’s inevitable. Just imagine a bill that sets out to reorganize any industry that is currently mostly market driven, such as shirts, software, groceries, or … Continue reading This Is Why Government Shouldn’t Be Involved in Health Care
For at least one conservative lawmaker, the current process for repealing and replacing Obamacare is beginning to look very similar to that of 2009, when Republicans accused Democrats of writing the Affordable Care Act behind closed doors. Armed with a portable copy machine, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., went on a crusade through the U.S. Capitol … Continue reading For Rand Paul 2017 Looks Like 2009 Obamacare Debate